Luxury Has Many Faces, According to Forbes Travel

Filip Boyen, the new face of Forbes Travel Guide, can tell you something about luxury. He came aboard last year as CEO of Forbes Travel as a veteran of the hospitality industry with record spanning 30 years that started in hotel kitchens and ascended through tough tiers and years with Orient Express Hotels and Belmond, […]

Costa Caribbean Cruise: A Window to Italy

By David Yeskel   I’ll be honest. I knew that a 7-day Caribbean sailing on Costa Cruises’ Costa Deliziosa would be different from competing mass-market ships sailing out of South Florida. I just never imagined it would be that different.  In fact, it’s more than a cruise experience; I’d actually describe it as a taste of […]

Arizona Rife with New Reasons to Visit

By Norman Sklarewitz Among domestic destinations, Arizona may not jump to mind among all agents as a glamour state. However, if it perhaps lacks a reputation for high-profile events replete with celebrities, breathless television coverage and tabloid stories, that’s fine with the state’s active tourism industry. It’s happy to offer visitors a wide range of […]

Beyond Las Vegas: Nevada’s Treasures in the Desert

By Norman Sklarewitz As one of the country’s premier destinations, you might assume your clients know all about Nevada. That might be a mistake.  “It’s not the same old Nevada,” says Chris Moran with the state’s Division of Tourism.”  She rattles off a list of new attractions, new properties and new experiences awaiting the travelling […]

A View of Cartagena with Casa St. Augustin

Cartagena is a vibrant picturesque city that will leave you craving more. A historical former Spanish port town set along the northern tip of Colombia, Cartagena imbues a variety of cultural influences while boasting a modern coastal metropolis, Boca Grande, reminiscent of Miami’s South Beach.  READ MORE …

March Madness Brings Maple and Blooms

By Susan McKee March gives tantalizing hints of warm weather to come. From maple festivals to daffodil shows, check out events that promise spring is just around the corner.

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